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Multi-million dollar boost for community sport

Published: 1 May 2024

Community sport across NSW has received a $4.4 million injection following the awarding of grants in the NSW Government’s Local Sport Grant Program.

The Program provides up to $20,000 to individual clubs and associations with $50,000 available in each electorate for new equipment, programs and facilities that increase participation in community sport, with 579 projects awarded funding in this year’s program.

Some projects to receive funding include:

  • Kurri Kurri Football Club who received $19,938 for their program to improve access and inclusion
  • Plumpton Braves Baseball Club who received $14,973 for new equipment
  • Broken Hill Soccer Association who received $11,197 for their Bonding over the BBQ Program which aims to build camaraderie in the Association
  • Lismore Old Boys Rugby League Football Club who received $20,000 for their program to create pathways and a safe, inclusive culture for women and girls
  • Sussex Inlet Golf Club who received $5,000 for their Intro to Golf for Women and Children program

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NSW Minister for Sport Steve Kamper said:

“The NSW Labor Government is focused on rebuilding our local grassroots sporting communities, on driving participation, and delivering fit-for-purpose facilities for our children.”

“The Local Sport Grant Program provides vital funds directly to grassroots community sports clubs and associations to deliver programs and equipment to support their participants.”

“With the critical role sport plays in keeping people healthy, active and socially connected, this funding is vital to community health, wellbeing and sense of identity.”

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